K.S. Rajan (26 Nov 2011)
"report by BILL KOENIG"


Mashaal says threats to withhold taxes from PA are ineffective because Jerusalem oppresses Palestinians anyway; Likud MK: I will petition international community to isolate Palestinian unity gov't including Hamas.
Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal responded to discontent in Jerusalem surrounding a united Palestinian government with Hamas and Fatah sharing power, saying Friday that threats from the Israeli government "do not scare us."
Mashaal was responding to a statement made by Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday that Israel would not transfer a shekel of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority were it to form a unified government with Hamas.
Thousands of Egyptians flock to Tahrir Square
for largest anti-military protest
Protesters gather in Tahrir Square in
Cairo, November 24, 2011.
Three protests to take place on what is dubbed 'the Friday of the last chance' - the March of the Million, demonstrating against Egypt's military rulers, a pro-military council protest, and a pro-Muslim Brotherhood protest.